Caudalie – Pronounced “Caw-da-lee” Mathilde Thomas co-founded the natural skincare line with her husband, Betrand, after taking inspiration in the power of grapes from her parents’ Bordeaux vineyard in France. “I created Caudalie because I believe in beauty products that are not only effective, but also natural and luxurious. This is the essence of the brand, which I am commited to each and every day” – … Continue reading Who are Caudalie?
All set for Mother’s Day on the 30th? If you’re still a little stuck with what to get, never fear. We’ve drafted in a panel of real mums to help you pick something that delivers serious pampering and nets you some brownie points at the same time! Ria You can’t use this product when you’re pregnant but once you’ve had a baby, and all your … Continue reading Real mums recommend
Getting a good night’s sleep The results are in, more and more of us are finding a refreshing night’s slumber hard to come by. With sleeping pills failing to cure long-term sleep issues (in a poll of those who take them, 42% have had problems for over a decade) the smart money is on aromatherapy and lifestyle-related solutions. We’ve put together a Sleep category, where … Continue reading What’s Hot in March
He’s making a list, he’s checking it twice – yup, with a week until Christmas Santa Claus is well and truly on his way. If you’re still not sure what you’re asking him for (us neither) then these extra festive songs name-check all the best things about yuletide, so where better to look for a little gift inspiration? Sleigh bells ring, are you listening? You might … Continue reading Inspiration to treat yourself – Christmas Carols
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues The eagerly awaited sequel hits screens on December 20th and by the beard of Zeus! Mr Ron Burgundy is looking like this year’s unlikely style icon. Call us crazy but we rather fancy channelling an opulent wine-coloured trouser suit – we’ll just spin it with some super high heels and a little bling. Perfect office party attire – though we’ll … Continue reading What’s Hot in December
O Come Let Us Adore Him… Christmas is the perfect time to make it clear in no uncertain terms that you expect your other half/male family members and friends to obey the new rules of modern man. They may never agree to put the toilet seat down or have that back waxed, but with these beauties you can at least subtly phase in a smidgen … Continue reading Get a well-groomed gent for Christmas with our roundup of gifts for men
So, without further ado, let’s get down to the Christmas gift nitty gritty with our pick of the best goodies on offer this season- no superglue, glitter, or crepe paper required. We women really can’t help it. We see something we love, we simply have to have it…and then we look at the price and it just happens to be the most expensive thing in the shop or … Continue reading Luxury gifts roundup (I might ‘accidentally’ keep one for myself…)
We know exactly how you feel… We, like you, have Pinterest boards a’brimming with DIY festive inspiration. Last December we promised ourselves that we would save money next yuletide by knitting tacky jumpers, baking Christmas cake pops (these ones are fantastic!) and hand sewing Nordic-themed bunting. Ah, to live in the world. But alas, October/November is upon us, and we haven’t got the time or inclination to lug … Continue reading Stocking fillers
We know exactly how you feel… We, like you, have Pinterest boards a’brimming with DIY festive inspiration. Last December we promised ourselves that we would save money next yuletide by knitting tacky jumpers, baking Christmas cake pops (these ones are fantastic!) and hand sewing Nordic-themed bunting. Ah, to live in the world of You work with her from time to time. You do a bit of polite chit-chatting … Continue reading Secret Santa Gifts
Ok, ok, let’s just get it out in the open… for every gift I buy for others this Christmas, I will probably buy one for myself too. I. Just. Can’t. Help. It. Being a buyer here at Bath & Unwind HQ, I start ordering gifts from our suppliers for the website from February. While everyone else is sunning themselves in August, my head is stuck … Continue reading My favourite gifts… for myself!
I recently posted about the amazing artwork that accompanies all Laqa & Co. products, and for this reason alone I think that Laqa & Co. nail pens might just be my go-to stocking stuffers this year. Talk about uniqueness-factor! Christmas in my house always has a hint of giving your loved ones a gift that they will love, that they wouldn’t necessarily think to buy themselves. I think … Continue reading Gifts for nail lovers
As I write this, there are only 63 days 10 hours 58 minutes and 32 seconds until Christmas! (Yes. I am one of those people who gets excited in October.) I have a big family which seems to keep growing and this year I have 22 people to buy for! So for 2012 I am going to be one of those people who I always envy … Continue reading It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…
James Bond fever is in full effect at the Bath & Unwind office! Even if you aren’t one for spies and car chases, you can certainly get behind the idea of luxury and pampering yourself! A few of us from the Design & Development team are here to share our favourite things that glitter and shine, inspired by Goldeneye, The Man With The Golden Gun, … Continue reading All that glitters is gold…and diamonds are forever
A problem with which other dog owners can sympathise – and certainly one that causes daily problems in our household – involves our 5-year-old working cocker spaniel, Indie. True to her retrieving breed, Indie loves nothing better than searching out the perfect object to carry around the house, and to her this means slippers. She does not discriminate. Any slipper will do! In fact, since … Continue reading Ruby & Ed Slippers
I am here to talk to you about something that sends shivers down the spines of many of the Bath & Unwind team. Many people possess an irrational fear of these alien-looking appendages. You can’t escape them; they follow you wherever you go. I’m talking, of course, about feet. The brief for the Bath & Unwind great product swap was to choose something for another person that they … Continue reading The Bath & Unwind product swap: It’s just me, myself and my feet…